Posts Tagged "breakfast"

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Green City Market Chicago

Green City Market Chicago

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Unfortunately the weather here in Chicago has been rainy and gloomy all weekend! But that didn’t stop me from going to the Green City Market farmer’s market for the first time this summer yesterday morning! Located at the south end of Lincoln park between Clark and Stockton Drive, Green City Market is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7am-1pm. Green City Market has over 55 vendors...

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Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

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As part of National Nutrition Month, the Chicago Dietetic Association (CDA) organized a free pancake breakfast for the kids at Beethoven Elementary school on the south side of Chicago this weekend! The breakfast focused on teaching kids about the importance of eating breakfast and choosing healthy options to fuel their bodies. I’ve been on the National Nutrition Month committee of CDA...

Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Scones 00

Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Scones

Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Scones

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Sunday’s breakfast included some delicious Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Scones! Chocolate Raspberry Walnut Scones vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free,┬ápeanut-free, seed-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients: 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup oat flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp sea salt 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup chocolate...

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Muesli

Muesli

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One of my favorite things to have for breakfast is some old-fashion muesli cereal. While I do enjoy the occasional bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, I am more of a cold cereal person so muesli is the perfect match! So what is muesli you ask? Muesli (pronounced myoos-lee) goes back to the 1800’s when it was developed by a Swiss nutritionist. The cereal is made from a blend of whole grains...

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Hot Multigrain Cereal

Hot Multigrain Cereal

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Last night I made a big batch of this homemade multigrain cereal and put it in the freezer to stay fresh! I cannot explain in words the fabulous aroma that was coming out of my microwave while this was cooking, what a delicious thing to wake up to! If you love hot ceral and oats, you have got to try this recipe! Hot Multigrain Cereal vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free,...

September Farmer’s Market Picks 00

September Farmer’s Market Picks

September Farmer’s Market Picks

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TGIF! And what better way to start out a Friday then a trip to the farmer’s market! At this weeks UIC farmer’s market I bought a green bell pepper, an onion, a tomato, green beans, and bartlett pears! I also could not pass up a cute little stand selling vegan muffins. I ended up buying a Masala Chai vegan muffin, which included a delicious mixture of Indian spices and herbs. It...

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Morning Oats

Morning Oats

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With the Chicago weather getting chillier by the day, it was the perfect excuse for warm oats! I popped 1/2 cup of oats and 1/2 cup of milk in the microwave and voila! I topped the oats with half of a banana and about 2 tablespoons of one of my favorites I.M. Healthy soynut butter. For coffee this morning I brewed up some Starbucks Gazebo blend, which is actually meant more for summer ice...

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Personalize Your Own Breakfast Bars!

Personalize Your Own Breakfast Bars!

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Saving money is on everyone’s mind these days so why not utilize the ingredients you already have in your cupboard to make simple, portable, and healthy snacks! You can customize your own breakfast bars using your favorite cereals, nuts, and dried fruit for the whole family to enjoy without worrying about all of the preservatives added in store bought ones. You can even add flax seed or...